Reasons for Microsoft® Outlook not sending e-mail and ways to solve the issue
What causes Microsoft Outlook not send e-mail? How can this problem be resolved?
Many individuals and business people prefer Microsoft Outlook as their default e-mail client. Microsoft Outlook proposes many methods for the purpose of personalizing your e-mail messages. It is built-in with Microsoft Office suite programs like Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint. You can use Microsoft Outlook for sending and accepting e-mails as well as to set your daily schedule. You have to consider and assess Microsoft Outlook to check whether it suits your personal needs or company's requirements for an e-mail and task management application. Microsoft Outlook works along with other Microsoft programs so you can share information among e-mail application and other programs with no disturbance of using data converters.
Methods to fix the issue of Microsoft Outlook not sending e-mail:
- Changing SMTP Server
- Issues with Internet
- Account fails to configure
Changing SMTP Server
You need to choose 'Tools' and click 'Account'. Then press 'Mail' tab and choose your account. Select 'Properties' and choose the 'Servers' tab. Then remove the text in the outgoing mail (SMTP) box. Generate input as 'smtp.email.msn.com' if you are a MSN member. You have to choose 'Outgoing Mail Server'. Make sure "My server requires authentication" box is checked and then press 'Settings' under 'Login Information'. Then click 'Log on using'. Under the Account Name box, you need to enter your MSN Member ID information. Also make sure the "Log on using Secure Password Authentication" box is checked. Then choose 'Ok' for closing Outgoing Mail Server and Mail Account Properties.
Issues with Internet
If you are not be able to send mail, then you have to check if there is a proper Internet connection. When there is no connection, you will not be able to send mail. There are chances that there are loose connection with cables which are used in an Internet connection. Make sure that all lights on the modem are on. There will not be any complaints against the modem. If drivers for the modem or the network card fail to work, that will also cause loss of an Internet connection.
If an e-mail account is not configured, that may also cause issues in sending e-mail. As you were configuring your email account, you have ensure that you have entered the right e-mail address. Also, verify that the incoming e-mail server that you have entered at the time of configuration is correct.
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